Address: 800 Font Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States
San Francisco State University (commonly referred to as San Francisco State, SF State and SFSU) is a public university in San Francisco. As part of the 23-campus California State University system, the university offers 118 different bachelor’s degrees, 94 master’s degrees, and 5 doctoral degrees along with 26 teaching credentials among six academic colleges.
From San Francisco State University, you can go anywhere.
San Francisco State was ranked in the top 25 for U.S. universities on Payscale and CollegeNet’s Social Mobility Index. That means we’re among the best at making it affordable for our students to graduate and obtain good-paying jobs. Our graduates are now leaders in fields from journalism, creative writing and film to technology, science, business, government and education.
Details on the programs and courses we offer, visit: https://future.sfsu.edu/academics
Why San Francisco State University?
Discover your unique path in life.
We continually create opportunities for you to discover your unique path in life. With 73 degrees and more than 500 courses that combine learning with real-world experience, it’s no wonder our University’s motto is “Experientia Docet,” or experience teaches. At San Francisco State University, you’ll put your passion into action.
Explore the amazing opportunities only San Francisco State can offer.
From your first steps on campus, you’ll be encouraged to speak up, step out and immerse yourself in all the opportunities an San Francisco State education can bring: job opportunities, internships, scholarships, community service adventures, social justice activism and interdisciplinary collaboration with students from every country in the world — not to mention the exciting experience of living in San Francisco.
Our professors have one shared passion: mentoring students.
You’ll never get more attention from your teachers than at SF State. With average class sizes of fewer than 30 students, professors are available for one-on-one time with students. Because our professors understand students don’t all learn the same way, they work to tailor the learning process for you. Not only are they great teachers, they are masters in their fields.
Graduates of San Francisco State University have helped change the world.
From San Francisco State, our graduates can go anywhere. Our alumni are leaders in journalism, creative writing, film, technology, science, business, government and education. Our alumni have won 20 Pulitzers, 16 Oscars, 48 Emmys, 10 Grammys and 12 Tonys. SF State is consistently one of the top feeder schools for employees at Apple, Google, Kaiser Permanente, Wells Fargo, Genentech, Oracle, the San Francisco Unified School District and the city and county of San Francisco.
Tuition & Costs (est. for UG) per Academic Year
- International Undergraduate Tuition Fee: $16,774.00
- Room & Board: $16,189.00. Housing details can be found here: https://future.sfsu.edu/housing-dining
- Books & Supplies: $2,002.00
- Transportation: $1,587.00
- Personal Expenses: $1,704.00
- Health Insurance: $1,650.00
- Total: $39,906.00
- SAT/ACT required for undergraduate admissions
- English Requirements: TOEFL iBT 61/IELTS 6.0 (UG); TOEFL iBT 80/IELTS 6.5 (PG)
- Additional Requirements can be provided by VNIS Education team
Scholarships & Financial Aid Opportunities
Details can be found here: https://sfsu.academicworks.com/
- Total: 28,880
- International: 1,234 (F1, fall 2019)
- Vietnamese: 54 (fall 2019)